The rich culture and heritage of India is best experienced through its fabulous paintings, sculptures, architecture and enticing music and dance forms. In this tour, we take you through an epic journey through time exploring various influences and schools of Indian Art over the last 150 years. In this tour, you will delve into the various classic and folk traditions of the country and gain insights into the socio-political and philosophical moorings of some of the greatest talents of India.
In the tour, one gets to explore fascinating buildings that follow a sense of aesthetic and functional rational way ahead of its times. Curated by a trained educator and artist, the highlights of this tour include.
• The National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) – a building that is designed by Edwin Lutyens combining neo-classical elements with the Buddhist and Mogul history of Inida.
• The Habitat Center, Lodhi Estate which is home to a host of NGOs and corporate entities. Here, you will be taken through the main galleries including the Experimental, Open Palm Court and Visual Arts Gallery.
• Siri Fort where the Academy of Fine Arts and Literature is home to 3 galleries holding permanent collections by Arpana Kaur, as well as the Miniature Art Museum and the Museum of Folk Art.
Tour Duration 4 Hours
Note that this tour can be extended by another 4 hours by combing it with our “Living Traditions of India” tour.